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Cessation

n. the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end

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Delineate

v. describe or portray (something) precisely

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Desiccated

adj. having had all moisture removed, dried out, lacking vitality or interest

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Elixir

n. a substance held capable of prolonging life indefinitely

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Epitome

n. a typical or ideal example

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Perspicacity

n. the quality of having a ready insight into things, shrewdness

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Fissure

n. a narrow apening or crack at considerable depth usually occurring from some breaking or parting/a separation or disagreement in thought or viewpoint

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Garrulous

adj. given to prosy, rambling, or tedious loquacity, pointlessly or annoyingly talkative

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Juxtapose

v. to place (different things) side by side (as to compare them or contrast them or to create an interesting eftect)

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Kinetic

adj. of or relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces and energy associated therewith

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Lachrymose

adj. tearful or given to weeping

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Languid

adj. (of a person, manner, or gesture) displaying or having a disinclination for physical exertion or effort, slow and relaxed

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Legerdemain

n. skillful use of one's hands when performing conjuring tricks

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Libertine

n. a person who rejects accepted opinions in matters of religion, a freethinker

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Scintillate

n. emit flashes of light, sparkle; v. sparkling or shining brightly

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